The Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol, which will bring about a global phase-down of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), will take effect in January 2019 as a number of EU Member States have now deposited their ratification instruments.
Cooperation between major economies can help drive climate policies and clean energy transitions around the world, concluded a high-level event held today at the UN climate conference (COP23).
European Commission requests the European Standards Organisations to assess the relevant safety standards for the use of flammable refrigerants.
The European Union and its Member States intend to deposit their ratification instruments for the Doha Amendment establishing the second commitment period of the Kyoto Protocol by the end of this year at the latest.
Opportunities and challenges for financing the low-carbon economy, through both public and private channels, were discussed at an EU side event at the UN climate conference (COP23) in Bonn on Tuesday.
The European Union and 79 countries of the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group together making up more than half of the signatories to the Paris Agreement on climate change, today reaffirmed their shared commitment to the implementation of the Paris Agreement and urged all Parties to ensure concrete progress at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP23) taking place in Bonn, Germany.
The EU and China are stepping up cooperation on carbon markets, ahead of the launch of China's nationwide emissions trading system.
Mayors and city representatives from the five continents gathered today at the UN climate conference (COP23) in Bonn to demonstrate how they are taking tangible steps to drive global climate action forward, helping to raise ambition.
The European Parliament and Council have today reached a provisional agreement to revise the EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) for the period after 2020. This revision will contribute to put the EU on track to achieving a significant part of its commitment under the Paris Agreement to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by at least 40% by 2030.
The European Commission has allocated the EU's 2018 quotas for the import and production of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), limiting the sale of the powerful greenhouse gases in the EU next year.